Civil right to vote restored upon release from jail/prison or upon sentencing, if no incarceration is imposed

  • High percentage of African American and Native American Minnesotans are disenfranchised
  • Disproportionate number of communities of color in jail/prison leads to discrimination in voting access
  • Unconstitutional to deny any citizen the right to vote

Bill Links: HF 951

Status:
HF 951 Referred to Public Safety Committee
 

Authors

Hamilton; Kiel; Rosenthal; Carlson, A.; Pinto; Bernardy; Bly; Hansen; Murphy, E.; Howe; Garofalo; Baker; Schultz; Metsa; Youakim; Mahoney; Fischer; Davnie; Becker-Finn; and Ward.

Status

First Reading

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